Nicola Scaranaro

Partner at Foster+Partners, London

Nicola is a registered architect in the UK and Italy and a RIBA chartered member. 

His experience includes buildings that have pioneered a sustainable approach to architecture and include a strikingly wide range of work, from urban masterplans, airports, civic and cultural buildings, hospitality and residential, workplaces, R&D and high-rise buildings. 

He has designed buildings in London, Vancouver, Astana, Madrid, Panama City, Istanbul, Riyad, Mexico City, Beijing, New York, Budapest, Philadelphia and he has won a number of prestigious awards and design competitions, including Tocumen airport new passengers terminal, Panama; Motorcity, Alcaniz; University of Pennsylvania $1.5 billion new hospital pavilion, Philadelphia.

Recent projects include an iconic 250m hotel and residential tower in Istanbul’s Emaar Square development; Hankook Technodome, a state of the art research and development facility in Daejeon, South Korea, the heart of Asia’s “Silicon Valley”; 50 Hudson Yards a 2.9 million square feet, 985-feet-tall skyscraper that covers a full city block and makes an important contribution to the regeneration of Manhattan west side; MOL Campus, an inspiring workplace, a landmark for the city of Budapest and a new benchmark for the whole region that makes the most of it’s location to drive a sustainable response.

He is a Partner at Foster + Partners, one of the most innovative architecture and integrated design practices in the world. He is a visiting lecturer at IUAV, Venice, and at the University of Bologna.